Mamie Lucille Purkey, age 95 of Maryville, passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Blount Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Zion’s Chapel Baptist Church and the Order of The Eastern Star. Mamie was a loving and devoted wife, sister, aunt, and friend who will be deeply missed by those who knew her. Preceded in death by her husband, Troy Frances Purkey and several brothers and sisters. Survived by her nieces and nephews, Troy and Bobbie Hensley, Michael Hensley, Brian and Valerie Hensley, Laura and Todd Pearson, Charles and Brenda Logan, Sharon Williams, and Margaret Hatcher. Other family also survive. Family and friends will assemble at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Sherwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery for the Graveside service and Interment with Rev. Tony Collins officiating. Friends may call at their convenience on Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 12:00 noon until 3:00 PM and on Monday, May 24, 2021 from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM at Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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